Tag Archives: gemology

Fake Gemstone Report And A Little Yellow Sapphire Every now and then I come across something that shocks me. This is one of those cases. I had a Yellow Sapphire come across my desk recently and right from the onset I thought something wasn’t right. The customer had bought it off the internet and wanted […]

Montana Sapphire – Rare and Beautiful Montana Sapphire is a unique type of sapphire that can grow with a different color in the center. I have these Montana Sapphire slices that I picked up at the Tucson gem show that show the very unique grown. One of the pieces had some visible inclusions so I […]

Seda Gems Is Now An Official Distributor Of “The Handbook Of Gemmology” Seda Gems is proud and excited to be the official distributor of the “Handbook of Gemmology” in the Asia Pacific Region. This is an amazing eBook and is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about gems and gemmology. A little bit about […]

Gemstone Hardness And Toughness. What Is The Difference? When selecting gemstones for jewellery it is very important to understand the difference between gemstone hardness and gemstone toughness. Both of these factors contribute to a stones durability, but the effects of each property can have huge consequences on gemstones. Watch this video or keep reading below: Firstly, […]